In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cream/lotion) aplicar frotandorub in the butter — mezcle la mantequilla deshaciéndola con los dedos
- to rub it in — refregarle algo a algn por la nariz / las narices
- there's no need to rub it in! — no hace falta que me (or se etc.) lo refriegues por la nariz / las narices
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.